Calibration Technician I-III

at Resilience
Location Alachua, Florida
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified



The Maintenance/Calibration Technician II performs routine maintenance, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, and repair on a variety of equipment and instrumentation throughout the facility.

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply knowledge of measurement science, mathematics, physics, and electronics to
  • calibrate inspection, measurement, and test equipment (IM&TE) in the electrical,
  • dimensional, optical, physical, mechanical, environmental, and/or chemical disciplines to
  • ensure measurement accuracy. Identify and utilize appropriate measurement procedures.
  • Perform corrective actions to address identified measurement problems. Adapt
  • equipment, standards, and procedures to accomplish unique measurements. Maintain
  • calibration standards. Perform laboratory and/or departmental housekeeping.
  • Perform routine maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair on a variety of circuits, components, equipment and instrumentation for laboratory, manufacturing, and Facilities Utilities Systems Equipment (FUSE).
  • Documentation and record entry in the Computerized Maintenance and calibration Management System, (CMMS/CCMS).
  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checks.
  • Performs electrical or mechanical troubleshooting to determine problems in non-functioning mechanical/electro-mechanical Lab, manufacturing and FUSE systems and equipment.
  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assembles equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings; may perform equipment modifications as directed by engineers.
  • Specifies and requests purchase of components. Analyzes results and may develop test specifications and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintains all logs and required documentation. Maintains spare parts inventory. May prepare technical reports with recommendations for solutions to technical problems.

*All employees are expected to adhere to the Quality Management System established in the Quality Manual, Quality Policy, Standard Operating Procedures, Current Good Manufacturing Practices, and any other applicable regulations and standards to the duties within their role.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements for Competency:

  • Calibration Tech I - Required - Minimum of 0 to 1 year of related experience.
  • Calibration Tech II - Required - Minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Calibration Tech III - Required - Minimum 4 years of related experience
  • Required - High School Diploma.
  • Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. Highly desirable - Formal Department of Defense training, such as the Precision Measurement Equipment Course (PMEL) or Test, Measurement, & Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).
  • Preferred - Associate of Science degree in biotechnology, engineering or Technical School Graduate.
  • Preferred - Previous related work experience in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA), regulated manufacturing facility.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility required by the jobholder.

By signing, the employee is aware of the relevance and importance of their activities and how they contribute to the achievement of the quality objectives.

Supervisor, please work with the safety department to determine and which of the below physical requirements are necessary for an employee to perform as essential functions of the job.

  • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the employee sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Very heavy work. Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Climbing
  • Balancing
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Repetitive motion
  • Crouching
  • Crawling
  • Feeling
  • Reaching
  • Standing
  • Grasping
  • Walking
  • Pushing
  • Hearing
  • Pulling
  • Lifting
  • Talking

This job requires the employee to perform the following type of physical work:

  • Temperature changes
  • Activities occur inside and outside
  • Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour
  • Outside environmental conditions
  • Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for more than one hour

This job requires the employee to work in the following conditions:

  • preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.
  • operates motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
  • determines the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).

This job requires exposure to the following:

  • Noise (enough noise to cause the employee to shout to be heard above ambient noise level.)
  • Hazards: moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals).
  • Hazards: packaging, shipping, handling, or decontamination of blood or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM), including continuous human cell lines.
  • Hazards: packaging, shipping, handling, or decontamination of infectious agents assigned to risk group 2, including for emergency response.
  • Hazards: packaging, shipping, handling, or decontamination of infectious agents assigned to risk group 3, including for emergency response.
  • Laboratories, production rooms, waste holding areas, or other facilities where infectious agents are or may be handled or stored.
  • Close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and line pipes.
  • Physical vibration.
  • Conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
  • Narrow aisles or passageways.

This job requires routine or periodic use of respiratory protection

  • Loose-fitting respirators, such as hood or helmet style Personal Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR).
  • Tight-fitting respirators, such as half-masks or full facepieces which must seal to the face or neck

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